[arch-dev-public] Python-3.x transition with python-2.7 update

Pierre Schmitz pierre at archlinux.de
Thu Jul 8 08:30:28 EDT 2010

On Thu, 8 Jul 2010 07:25:32 -0500, Dan McGee <dpmcgee at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 8, 2010 at 5:35 AM, Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org> wrote:
>> On 08/07/10 18:34, Pierre Schmitz wrote:
>>> On Thu, 08 Jul 2010 10:56:39 +1000, Allan McRae<allan at archlinux.org>
>>> wrote:
>>>> I will schedule this for the week starting August the 9th.  This is
>>>> after the KDE 4.5 release but before the first beta for GNOME 3.0.  It
>>>> will also give us plenty of time to clean out [testing] and perhaps
>>>> get that [staging] repo running?
>>> I would like to implement that...but I am really unsure if people want
>>> me to or not.
>> I say go ahead and do it.  I work on the principle that if no-one speaks out
>> against it, then it is a good idea...
> I'll speak out against it- not super strongly, but still a -1. We had
> an unstable repo for ages and it was completely underused. Now we are
> establishing another repo that will probably always have to be enabled
> in lockstep with [testing] anyway. I guess I just think we could use
> [testing] more effectively rather than adding some new [staging] repo.

Please reread my proposal. It's completely different from the unstable
repo and also includes a new policy for testing. Anyway; this wont work
at all if not everybody will use it and just use testing as we do now.
So for now I wont waste time on this idea as long as there was no

Pierre Schmitz, https://users.archlinux.de/~pierre

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